GIFFIN – Charles W., 83, of Liverpool, passed away suddenly in Queens General Hospital, on Friday, July 5th, 2013.
Born in Sable River, he was a son of the late Robie and Florence (Trefry) Giffin.
Charlie was owner and operator of several businesses over the years such as a lathe mill, mail contractor, Giffin’s South Shore Trucking, and taxi service to name a few. He was an honorary member of the Liverpool Firefighters Association and an original founding member and lifetime member of Queens County Ground Search and Rescue. He looked forward to his annual moose hunting trips and enjoyed many trips to Cuba after his retirement.
He is survived by his companion Gail Conrad, daughter Wendy (Karl) Bergman of Oona River, BC, sons Rick (BJ) of Lakelands, Charles of Kedgwick, NB. Seven grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, sisters Mona Dawson of Dartmouth, Pat (Ron) Giffin of Kentville, brothers Bruce of Cobble Ridge, BC, twins Rod (Helen) of Edmonton, AB, and Fred (Barb) of Florida. Charlie was loved and respected by all of his nieces and nephews too numerous to mention by name.
He was predeceased by his sisters Camillus and Hester, brothers Churchill and Robert and close nephew and best friend Pierce.
Visitation will be Thursday evening (July 11, 2013) from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to any charity. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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